Questions remain a decade after Russian journalist Politkovskaya’s murder

Questions remain a decade after Russian journalist Politkovskaya’s murder

An empty chair and a small potted palm still stand in late journalist Anna Politkovskaya’s former office, preserved as a shrine by her colleagues at the Novaya Gazeta opposition newspaper. An uncompromising critic of Russia’s bloody suppression of its opponents in Chechnya, Politkovskaya was gunned down on October 7, 2006 in the entrance hall of […]

Tensions remain high in Corsica after burkini beach riot

Tensions remain high in Corsica after burkini beach riot

A beach brawl between locals and families of North African origin in Corsica, reportedly due to photos being taken of women in burkinis, resulted in protests Sunday as tensions remained high. Saturday’s dispute erupted between members of “three families of North African origin and young locals”, prosecutors said in a statement, describing the clashes as […]

Osborne’s dire warnings of economic doom and an emergency Budget hurt Remain campaign because voters didn’t believe him, say Cameron aides

Osborne’s dire warnings of economic doom and an emergency Budget hurt Remain campaign because voters didn’t believe him, say Cameron aides

David Cameron’s aides believed George Osborne’s dire economic warnings were damaging the Remain campaign and he had to be ‘restrained several times’, it was claimed today. A No 10 source has said that the Chancellor’s reputation was ‘often a hindrance’ because his doom-laden predictions were not often believed by the public. The source also revealed […]

EU referendum live: Gordon Brown and Tory Treasury watchdog Andrew Tyrie lead new push for Remain

EU referendum live: Gordon Brown and Tory Treasury watchdog Andrew Tyrie lead new push for Remain

The EU referendum campaign is now in its final 10 days – will Britain vote for Brexit? Follow all the action here.The EU referendum campaign is now in its final 10 days – and Gordon Brown is leading a Labour push to shore up the Remain vote after a Leave surge. Backed by John McDonnell […]